Meet the box legend at Madame Tussauds Berlin and take your unforgettable photo together with the wax figure of Muhammad Ali.
Weigh in with the greatest heavyweight champion of all time!
- Muhammad Ali was born in 1942 as Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. in Louisville, Kentucky. After his conversion to Islam in 1964, he was named Muhammad Ali. He was an American boxer and the only one to win the title of undisputed boxing champion three times in his career. He is considered to be one of the most important heavyweight boxers of all time and is still one of the most popular people in the history of international boxing. Ali's records include a total of 61 bouts with 56 wins, including 37 by knock out. All in all, he only had 5 defeats and one draw during his career.
- Muhammad Ali grew up with his family in poor conditions, which ultimately led him to catch up with boxing after a bicycle crack. Due to his fast reaction ability his great talent was recognized very quickly. Within a few years, he won all the amateur titles of the American boxing scene. After winning the gold medal in the semi-weight boxing at the Olympic Games in Rome in 1960, he gained international fame and created a boxing hysteria that made boxing one of the most popular sports in the US. In 1964 Cassius Clay won the boxing championship for the first time after defeating Sonny Liston. After his objection to military service he was not allowed to participate in any boxing matches for three years. In 1974, he won the World Title in the legendary fight against George Foreman, which went down in history under the name ‘Rumble in the Jungle’. After being able to defend his title several times successfully, he had to give the title to Leon Spinks, the Olympian victor in 1978, but he was able to get it back in the previous round.
- Muhammad Ali made headlines outside the boxing ring as well. He publicly denied the Vietnam War, denied the military service and supported the emancipation movement of the African Americans in the 1960s. In 2005, Ali received the freedom medal of the former US President George Bush for his commitment to the American civil rights movement. Additionally, Muhammad Ali was the first US-American winning the ‘Otto Hahn Peace Medal in Gold’ of the German Society for the United Nations (DGVN) for ‘outstanding merits Peace and international understanding ‘. He has been voted World Sportsman of the Year by several magazines and associations, including the Sports Illustrated magazine. At Madame Tussauds Berlin you have the opportunity to meet this unique boxing legend as a wax figure. Make sure you have your Madame Tussauds Berlin tickets now, define your weight category and meet the wax figure of Muhammad Ali.